Moses Cone Manor

Milepost 294 Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock NC | 828-395-7938
March 30- November 30, 9am to 5pm

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With abundant natural beauty at the Cone estate, the Guild bridges the landscape with its people in a splendor of craftsmanship.

At the turn of the century, Moses and Bertha Cone built their home, nestled among the mountains with vast views of the Blue Ridge. For over six decades, the Guild and the National Park Service have opened the house to the public each spring. Turned bowls, ceramic tableware, woven garments, and more handmade crafts are displayed throughout the first floor in different rooms. Come enjoy our seasonal craft demonstrations on the front porch while soaking up the views.

Seasonal Demonstrations

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Children’s Hours are free, best suited for ages 4 – 12. Activities are hands on simple crafts. An adult or older responsible attendee must stay with children in order for them to participate.

May Maker Demonstrations:

11-13, Jen Swearington (surface design)
Sandy Adair (tapestry weaving)
Lin Oglesby (crocheting & knitting)

June Maker Demonstrations:
1-4, Lorraine Cathey (felted bears & landscapes)
Joanna White (silk painting)
6 - 
10:00-11:00, Children’s Hour
8-10, Sandy Adair (tapestry weaving)
Brandy Clements (chair caning)
1310:00-11:00, Children’s Hour
14-16, Jay Pfeil (print making, etching)
17-21, Jen Swearington (surface design)
20 - 10:00-11:00, Children’s Hour
22-25, Lee Entrekin (flute making)
26 - July 1, Lynn Jenkins (wheel throwing, raku)
27 - 10:00-11:00, Children’s Hour